Saturday, December 20, 2014

Praying for Common Ground at the Christmas-Dinner Table



By REZA ASLAN via NYT Magazine

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A born-again Christian, a practicing Muslim and a militant atheist walk into a dining room.

Jane Pratt on Why Writing for Young Women Never Gets Old



By Interview by SUSAN DOMINUS via NYT Magazine

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The women’s-magazine editor on the Internet, feminism and reading the comments.

Friday, December 19, 2014

“Kirk and Spock” was uploaded to Flickr





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Kirk and Spock was taken on December 19, 2014 at 04:10PM

A Boy Named Dana



By CHUCK KLOSTERMAN via NYT Magazine

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Applicant ambiguity; bidding peace; window undressing.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Mount Kenya’s Vanishing Glaciers



By Photographs by SIMON NORFOLK via NYT Magazine

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With camera and torch in hand, the British photographer Simon Norfolk casts climate change's inexorable advance in a new light.

The Unbreakable Laura Hillenbrand



By WIL S. HYLTON via NYT Magazine

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Racked for years by a mysterious illness, the author of “Seabiscuit” and “Unbroken” has defied the odds to write indelible works of history.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Can Liberal Zionists Count On Hillary Clinton?



By JASON HOROWITZ via NYT Magazine

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With Israel turning rightward and U.S. politicians following, what’s a left-leaning American Jewish voter to do?

“The Night Discloses a Waft Of Memories” was uploaded to Flickr



24th Street, Chinatown, Chicago

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The Night Discloses a Waft Of Memories was taken on January 23, 2013 at 06:46PM

In the Beginning



By TAMAR ADLER via NYT Magazine

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Hors d’oeuvres that prepare the palate for the great work to come.

Bongwater - What Kind Of Man Reads Playboy? by Adfectus Affectus







The Power Of Pussy, 1990

“Abbot Kinney” was uploaded to Flickr



Venice Beach, LA. Abbot Kinney’s Wikipedia entry beins: Abbot Kinney (1850, New Brunswick, New Jersey – 1920, Santa Monica, California) was a developer and conservationist. Kinney is best known for his “Venice of America" development in Los Angeles. http://ift.tt/1whJfSb Artist: R Cronk http://ift.tt/1GQDFYo

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Abbot Kinney was taken on February 02, 2013 at 02:43PM

What Happened When Marissa Mayer Tried to Be Steve Jobs



By NICHOLAS CARLSON via NYT Magazine

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Two years ago, Mayer was a Silicon Valley idol. Now she’s fighting to hang on at Yahoo. The inside story of how a C.E.O. lost her way.

“Venice Canal Historic District Postcard” was uploaded to Flickr



can someone give me enough money to buy a house there?

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Venice Canal Historic District Postcard was taken on February 02, 2013 at 02:51PM

“Perched On A Canoe - soft light” was uploaded to Flickr



Venice Canal Historic District, LA

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Perched On A Canoe - soft light was taken on February 02, 2013 at 02:51PM

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

“Frowns Could Lay In Wait - swirl” was uploaded to Flickr



goofing around in Photoshop with the Topaz Impressionism plugin

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Frowns Could Lay In Wait - swirl was taken on February 02, 2013 at 03:58PM

“Frowns Could Lay In Wait” was uploaded to Flickr



Entrance to the Getty Museum, LA

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Frowns Could Lay In Wait was taken on February 02, 2013 at 03:58PM

“Master of Kites” was uploaded to Flickr



Actual title and artist unknown. Venice Beach, LA

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Master of Kites was taken on February 02, 2013 at 02:43PM

Off Target on Toy Gun Regulation



By JAY CASPIAN KANG via NYT Magazine

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Why you can’t blame realistic fake weapons for Tamir Rice’s death.

“History Is Myth” was uploaded to Flickr



Indeed it is. Usually, but not always, a mutually agreed upon myth. Venice Beach

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History Is Myth was taken on February 02, 2013 at 02:32PM

Monday, December 15, 2014

Knight of Cups | Official Trailer HD | FilmNation Entertainment by FilmNation Entertainment







Written & Directed by: Terrence Malick Cast: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman, Brian Dennehy, Antonio Banderas, Freida Pinto, Wes Bentley, Isabel Lucas, Teresa Palmer, Imogen Poots, Armin Mueller-Stahl and the voice of Ben Kingsley ------ Visit FilmNation WEBSITE: http://goo.gl/GEW1GB Like FilmNation on FACEBOOK: http://goo.gl/qrlJvS Follow FilmNation on TWITTER: http://goo.gl/AxZCD1

Louis CK animation short by Louis C.K.







http://www.louisck.com written and performed by Louis CK Animation by Aarron Augenblick of Augenblick studios. They are a great bunch of people. http://ift.tt/1wTQuln ps. I don't hate my dad. It's a joke, dummy.

“iPod Classic Returned From The Dead” was uploaded to Flickr



What a pleasant surprise! Left it plugged in overnight on an underutilized iMac, and after it charged up the iPod Classic, went into recovery mode. Yayy, I have a working iPod Classic again… -- previously: http://ift.tt/1wARac2...

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iPod Classic Returned From The Dead was taken on December 15, 2014 at 12:12PM

“STP” was uploaded to Flickr



Venice Beach. One thing I’ve never had the opportunity to try. http://ift.tt/1p7ZEFT

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STP was taken on February 02, 2013 at 02:16PM

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